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Young People Affected by Violence 

A key focus has been working in neighbourhoods affected by youth violence, supporting communities to reduce the impact of violence and to have a voice.

We work with a range of groups, communities and projects to help tackle youth violence. 

Young People Affected by Violence (YPAV)

Challenging power imbalances

Community Regen have been collaborating with a fellow community consultant Sian Penner to support projects in London and beyond to help tackle youth violence. The projects include facilitating GLA Sports Unite steering group meetings, being a GLA Community Engagement advisor and running learning clusters to Big Local areas.

Our approach is to focus on challenging power imbalances as well as addressing the needs of the community; both of these are fundamental for community development. Through these projects we have developed a high level of knowledge and experience in this area. We have also supported young people to become co-facilitators as part of our work with the GLA, helping to boost skills and providing an important youth perspective in these very important matters.